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Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd

. . . seeking and serving Christ in all persons.


The Episcopal church in Athens, Ohio (Since 1875) Welcome!  The Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd in Athens, Ohio is a diverse, welcoming, growing parish congregation, located on the campus of Ohio University - - Seeking to know and serve Christ in loving service to the Campus, the Community, and the world.

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  - - -SEASON OF PENTECOST - - -  
  "Prophets are not without honor, except in their hometown, and among their own kin, and in their own house" Mark 6

Worship Schedule



This Sunday - 6th Sunday after Pentecost

5 July 2015;

8:00 a.m. Service: Holy Eucharist Rite I

9:30 a.m. Service: Holy Eucharist Rite II-B

Officiant: The Rev. Deborah Woolsey

(Worship Schedule)
8:00 a.m. Service - Holy Eucharist Rite I   (This early service, no music, is in the Bishop Black Chapel downstairs.)

9:15 a.m. - Fully Staffed Nursery   A fully staffed nursery is provided downstairs for children age 5 and younger.   (However should parents prefer, children of all ages are of course always welcome throughout the entire service in the main church.)

9:30 a.m. Service - Holy Eucharist Rite II   (This is a full service with music and choir (on vacation in summer), upstairs in the Nave.)

Lindley Inn: On the fourth Sunday of the Month at 2:00 p.m. we celebrate Holy Eucharist at Lindley Inn, 9000 Hocking Hills Dr., The Plains.



Upcoming Meetings and Events

Free Lunch, Wednesday, July 1, noon

Free Lunch, Wednesday, July 8, noon

Prayer Shawl Group, Tuesday, July 14, home of Betty Larson

Free Lunch, Wednesday, July 15, noon

Martha's Flea Market, Saturday, July 18, 8:00-2:00

Lindley Inn, Sunday, July 26, 2 p.m.

Soul Biscuits, Friday, July 31, 5:00-7:00 p.m.


The Rev. Deborah Woolsey

The Rev. Deborah Woolsey is the Priest-In-Charge for the Church Of The Good Shepherd. Check HERE for biographical information.



WELCOME TO THE EPISICOPAL CHURCH OF THE GOOD SHEPHERD!   Whoever you are and wherever you are on your journey of faith, we welcome you in the name of Jesus.

FOR PASTORAL NEEDS please contact The Rev. Deborah Woolsey at 937-689-8895 (C) or 740-249-4497 (H) or 740-593-6877 (Church) or by e-mail at revdebwoolsey@gmail.com.

TO FIND OUT MORE ABOUT GOOD SHEPHERD please contact Allyn Reilly, Senior Warden, at 740-592-2596 or by e-mail at reillya@ohio.edu or The Rev. Deborah Woolsey at 937-689-8895 or by e-mail at revdebwoolsey@gmail.com.

THE MINISTERS OF THE CHURCH are the whole People of God. To inquire about various ways to participate, please speak to one of the clergy or staff.   Please consult Ministries and Ways to Serve for more information on what we do.

Rev. Deborah Woolsey, Priest-in-Charge
Allyn Reilly, Senior Warden
Marsha Reilly, Music Director
Barbara Martin, Office Administrator

Church of the Good Shepherd
64 University Terrace
Athens, Ohio 45701-2913

Phone:   740-593-6877

E-Mail: chogs@chogs.org
Internet: www.chogs.org

Office Hours:     The office is open from:
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Monday thru Thursday.



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